Market Definitions Module
The Market Definitions Module is a database of English summaries of merger control decisions holding market definitions from 30 national competition authorities and DG Competition. It enables competition and M&A professionals to conduct extensive analysis of market delineations across Europe by making them searchable in a user-friendly way.
What do we cover?
Decisions rendered by either a national competition authority from an EU or EFTA Member State or DG Competition. We cover the following countries:
Decisions that have been published after 1st January 2000.
Decisions based on Merger Regulation 139/2004 (or its predecessor, Merger Regulation 4064/89) or a national equivalent thereof and, accordingly, address a planned concentration of undertakings following a submitted notification.
Decisions containing a substantive market definition which includes a clear line of reasoning adopted by the competition authority in question supporting their conclusion.
Competition Authorities including 27 EU Member States, 3 EFTA States and DG COMP
market definitions in English taken from over 12.000 merger control decisions.
years of coverage of market definition from 2000 to present